||Trad, 1 pitch, 150'
|Consensus: || YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]|
|FA: ||Mark Chapman and Rick Sylvester (Aug '71) --- FFA: Clint Cummins and Dan Nguyen (Mar '88)|
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|Submitted By: ||Bryan G on Oct 28, 2012|
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About 50ft to the left of the start of Salathe is a sort of obvious line up the slab with good "steps" and a couple bolts. Getting past the second bolt is sort of tricky, then you traverse left into a crack system. The crack continues through a flare before it becomes just a seam. Good edges appear out right just in time and face climbing takes you past one more bolt to a small left-facing corner/overlap. Continue up and left to a bolted anchor. Rappel with 2 ropes.
This is easily toproped after climbing Reed's Leads. It's probably a bit of a spicy lead, but it looked like it was all there. The lead bolts are starting to show their age a bit. The anchor bolts are good.
Pro to 1" with extra cams and nuts ranging from tiny to .5"